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Facebook Facelift

By Katie_RolnickMarch 11, 2009
Like you, we ignored that box at the top of our Facebook home page. You know, the one that said, "Changes to the Home page are coming soon." It was up there for, like, weeks and we all ignored it. But you should check it out. Facebook is getting a... More  →

D'oh! Sucker Scams and Other Embarrassing Moments

By Katie_RolnickMarch 10, 2009
Here at SparkNotes, we pride ourselves on our youthful technological savvy. But there are times when we're rudely reminded that no one is immune to web crimes. Just a few weeks ago, I fell prey to a g-chat phishing scam. A chat popped up that said, "lol check out... More  →

Myspace vs. Facebook: The Verdict is In

By Emily WinterMarch 6, 2009
You know what really thrashes our tail? As much as the media talks about the MySpace/Facebook Rivalry, no one ever seems to want to declare the winner. For example, just this week, USA Today "wondered" if Facebook's newest improvements put them ahead of... More  →


By Jeff_AlexanderMarch 3, 2009
Are you a serious gamer? Like, really, really serious? Well, we know how to fix that. It's a website called Videogamey, which pokes fun at some aspect of virtually every game and platform you can think of. Regularly updated with hilarious encyclopedia-style entries by... More  →

Five Ways to Keep Up with President Obama Online

By Chris_DikenFebruary 26, 2009

Ever since Barack Obama stopped updating his Twitter account, we at SparkNotes have been adrift. Back in the day, Twitter made tracking the President-Elect’s progress so easy: Barack Obama is at “Change We Need” rally in Henderson, Nevada; now he’s launching a

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Facebook is Forever

By Katie_RolnickFebruary 26, 2009
Your teachers and parents have been warning you to be careful what you put on the Internet. "Once it's out there, it's out there," they say. And you are all, "Whatever, old people." Well this time they may be right. A couple of weeks ago Facebook... More  →